A forum on roles of social workers in mental health
Posted on: 25 Jul, 2015


KOSHISH has successfully conducted a discussion program on "Social Work as Integral part of National Mental Health Service System" in collaboration with Social Worker's Association of Nepal (SWAN) on 25th July, 2015.

The program was aimed to draw valuable inputs from participants to identify the role of social workers in mental health services system and find the gap in the National Mental Health Policy, 1997 from social workers' perspectives.

Krishna Sundar Khaitu, Vice President of SWAN highlighted program objectives. Yubraj Chand, communication officer of KOSHISH briefly introduced about the organization. Chairperson of KOSHISH Matrika Devkota presented and SWAN President Dr. Dilli Ram Adhikari presented on "Role of Social Workers on Mental Health Service System" and "National Mental Health Policy, 1997" respectively. The floor was then opened to have discussion on the topic with the active participation of invitees. The program was concluded with the vote of thanks by Legal Expert Sharmila Parajuli.